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Observation

The Sambucus extracts were the most effective in curing the flu: all 10 participants recovered within 5 days. Those who took the vitamin C supplements recovered slightly sooner than those who took the placebo tablets.
 

Supplement Number of people who still suffered from flu after 14 days
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Vitamin C 10 10 10 10 9 8 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
Sambucus 10 10 9 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Placebo 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 7 5 3 1 0 0
                             

 Influenza sambucus science fair project

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Complexity level:
5
Project cost ($):
50
Time required:
It will take an hour to set up the experiment, and 14 days to conduct it.
Material availability:
The Sambucus extract and Vitamin C can be purchased from a pharmacy
Safety concerns:

Be careful not to exceed the prescribed dosage of Sambucus/Vitamin C. Wash your hands frequent and wear masks to prevent spreading of the influenza virus, when dealing with the participants